Scope and Content
Title: Edwin Corle Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1930-1956
Collection number: 693
Creator: Corle, Edwin, 1906-1956
5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Edwin Corle (1906-1956) was born in Wildwood, New Jersey. He wrote several books and contributed articles and stories to the
Scribner's, and others. The collection consists primarily of manuscripts and typescripts for several of Corle's books as well as first
editions, photographs and captions for some of the books.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including
copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Additional Physical Form Available
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Edwin Corle, 1950,1954.
[Identification of item], Edwin Corle Papers (Collection 693). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Corle was born in Wildwood, New Jersey, on May 7, 1906; AB, University of California at Berkeley, 1928; graduate student at
Yale, 1928-30; married Jean Armstrong, 1944; wrote several books, including
Mojave: a Book of Stories (1934),
Fig Tree John (1935),
People on the Earth (1937),
Listen, Bright Angel (1946),
Three Ways to Mecca (1947),
John Studebaker, an American Dream (1948),
The Royal Highway (1949),
In Winter Light (1949),
The Gila, River of the Southwest (1951), and
Billy the Kid (1953); contributed articles and stories to the
Scribner's, and others; died, June 11, 1956.
Scope and Content
Collection consists primarily of manuscripts and typescripts for several of Corle's books, including
Three Ways to Mecca,
Listen Bright Angel,
The Royal Highway,
Billy the Kid,
People on the Earth, and
In Winter Light. Also includes first editions and photographs and captions for some of the books. Some correspondence, including materials
from Lawrence Clark Powell, is also in the collection.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Corle, Edwin, 1906-1956--Archives.
Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources.